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Michael S. Canter
Director—Securitized Assets

Michael S. Canter joined AllianceBernstein in 2007 as a Senior Vice President and is currently the Director of Securitized Assets. The group he heads is responsible for AllianceBernstein’s investing efforts in agency mortgage-backed securities, non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities and other asset-backed securities. Canter is also the Chief Investment Officer of the AllianceBernstein Recovery Asset Fund (ABRA-S) and former CIO of the AllianceBernstein Legacy Securities (PPIP) fund. From 2000 to 2006, he was the president of ACE Principal Finance, a division of ACE Limited. There, Canter managed portfolios of credit default swaps, asset-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities and CDOs. He holds a BA in math and economics from Northwestern University and a PhD in finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He is also a board member of the Association of Mortgage Investors. Location: New York